Kevin Yarr

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P.E.I. has 4 new COVID-19 cases; 2 past cases involved variant

P.E.I.'s chief public health officer announced four new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, as her office continues efforts to control two outbreaks that started in the last week of February.

Who'll be vaccinated when: P.E.I.'s new rollout plan

P.E.I. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison announced a new schedule for vaccinations on the Island Tuesday, based on a plan to delay providing second doses of vaccines.

Snowfall warning issued for P.E.I.'s Prince County

While much of P.E.I. is expecting a slushy afternoon and night on Monday, Prince County could see some serious snow.

COVID-19 outbreak 'painful' reminder of speed of infection spread, says P.E.I. premier

P.E.I. has been spared the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the last week has been a reminder of how quickly conditions can change, says Premier Dennis King.

Funeral size limitations not unexpected, but 'difficult on the families'

A drastic reduction in the allowed size of funerals on P.E.I. this week is leading some families to have to rethink commemorations for their loved ones.

Following fire, Chez-Nous hopes to get residents home this summer

The co-op that runs the Chez-Nous community care home in Wellington, P.E.I., is hopeful they will be able to get people back into the residence this summer.

2 restaurants, gym named as potential COVID-19 exposure sites in Summerside

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison gave more details Friday morning about three places where people in Summerside may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Trailside warning Islanders about bogus ticket sellers

Trailside Music Hall in Charlottetown has heard of a couple of instances of people trying to sell fake tickets to its concerts, and says there is an easy way to check if an online sale offer is real.

P.E.I. gas price up 15.9% this year

The minimum price of a litre of regular, self-serve gasoline rose 3.5 cents overnight, a continuation of a steady increase that goes back to the end of last year.

Blowing snow, flurries continue into Thursday night

Snowy, windy weather that cancelled schools on Prince Edward Island Thursday will persist throughout the evening and into tomorrow in some areas, says CBC P.E.I. meteorologist Jay Scotland.